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#1 (permalink) Old 04-28-2004, 05:30 PM
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i got a 84 318i auto transmission
when i have my car parked for more then one day with the E-brake up it seems to lock even when i put the E-brake down, i press gas but the car dont move like im pressing brake at the same time. then it just unlock?
could it be the wires or something im confused
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Diagnosis: The spring to release the pads is shot.

Diagnostic: Take apart the rear calipers, off the bracket mainly.

Prognosis:$15

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so just take them off or replace them?
and is it hard to do?
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